Random Penguins are go!
Random Penguins are officially a thing: Random House and Penguin have merged. I saw it on twitter:
Just married! We’re now #PenguinRandomHouse. It’s business as usual here, but please give a big welcome to our partners at @RandomHouseUK
— Penguin Books UK (@PenguinUKBooks) July 1, 2013
No matter what the parties concerned call themselves. Random Penguins was my fave of the possible titles expounded on twitter late last year when the move to merge was initially announced. Other possibilities touted were Random Penguin House, Penguin House,
Cat agrees with me:
I still maintain that Random Penguin would be a much funnier name. #penguinrandomhouse
— Cat McDavid (@catrionamcdavid) July 1, 2013
And I like Elise’s comment
— EliseKAckers (@EliseKAckers) July 1, 2013
Ah well, the jokes will fly regardless.
May the wedded couple give birth to many Random Penguin books.